Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 141 lbs
  • 5' 2"
  • Lawrenceburg, Kentucky
30
Sep2018
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Often
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? All the time
  • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Yes, under 1 month
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? Not at all
  • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing
  • Back pain interfere with sleep Every night
  • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Sometimes
  • Back pain interference with travel Sometimes
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Degenerative Disc Disease, Spinal Stenosis
  • Additional conditions High blood pressure

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    Meditation, Massage,
    Not Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Inversion Table, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Supplements, Stretching, Heat, Acetaminophen, Supportive Shoes, Chiropractor, Rest, Acupuncture, Ice, Physical Therapy
    Worsened
    Epidural

I want my life back. I was walking 2 to 4 miles a day. I had an epidural shot and not I can't stand longer than 10 min. without my right leg going numb and back pain in my lower back. I am seeing a neuro surgeon next week.


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